CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF SOUTH AFRICA

Case CCT 36/08
[2009] ZACC 8

DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS,
TRANSVAAL

Applicant

versus
MINISTER FOR JUSTICE AND
CONSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT
ALBERT PHASWANE

First Respondent
Second Respondent

AARON MOKOENA

Third Respondent

CENTRE FOR CHILD LAW

First Amicus Curiae

CHILDLINE SOUTH AFRICA

Second Amicus Curiae

RESOURCES AIMED AT THE PREVENTION OF
CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT (RAPCAN)
CHILDREN FIRST

Third Amicus Curiae
Fourth Amicus Curiae

OPERATION BOBBI BEAR

Fifth Amicus Curiae

PEOPLE OPPOSING WOMEN ABUSE (POWA)

Sixth Amicus Curiae

CAPE MENTAL HEALTH SOCIETY

Heard on

:

Decided on :

6 November 2008
1 April 2009

JUDGMENT

Seventh Amicus Curiae

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